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One bundle Dard Hunter handmade hand cut deckle edges

One bundle Dard Hunter handmade hand cut deckle edges

Date: 1984
Creator: Hunter, Dard
Description: Item is one miniature bundle of paper, fashioned from remnants of paper made by master papermaker Dard Hunter. Bundle is tied with red thread, and has label tied to it recording what it is.
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Ontdekkingstochten onder zee

Ontdekkingstochten onder zee

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief overview of undersea life, and the exploration of it.
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Onze naaste buren in de hemelruimte: de planeten

Onze naaste buren in de hemelruimte: de planeten

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief overview of the planets of our solar system.
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Onze vrienden de dieren

Onze vrienden de dieren

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief discussion of common animals.
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Op vier wielen : geschiedenis van de auto

Op vier wielen : geschiedenis van de auto

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief overview of the early history and development of the automobile.
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Pacemaker.

Pacemaker.

Date: 1999
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
Description: Poetic musings on the function of the heart, and when a pacemaker is needed. Bound in light green card covers with applied cover label.
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Parables of our Lord

Parables of our Lord

Date: 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: An elegant gift volume from the early Victorian era consisting of a selection of parables from the New Testament. The text is done in a calligraphic style, with ornate illuminated borders. Within many of the borders are small illustrations of the text. The text and illuminations were recreated from the originals by chromolithographs. The binding is a "papier-mâché" binding, consisting of front and back covers of deeply-molded black paper-mâché and a leather spine.
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Parental anxiety.

Parental anxiety.

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Moralizing tale about how good parents care for their children, and thus children should obey their parents.
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Pearls of Wisdom

Pearls of Wisdom

Date: 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Volume consists of various wise singings by different authors.
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Petite calendar and stamp case 1903.

Petite calendar and stamp case 1903.

Date: 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Calendar for the year 1903. Bound in full red simulated leather with gilt cover title. Includes table for each month of the year showing days/date, religious days, and phases of the moon; information on postal rates (foreign & domestic), and information on money order rates. Includes section at center with wax pages between which stamps could be stored so they would not stick to anything.
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Phelps's National Map of the United States, a Travellers' Guide

Phelps's National Map of the United States, a Travellers' Guide

Date: 1851
Creator: Atwood, J. M. (John M.)
Description: Hand-drawn color map showing the eastern half of the United States, including railroads, canals, steamboat and stage routes. The border of the map has state seals and drawings of some U.S. presidents. Geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures. Includes two insets in the lower right corner: Southern part of Florida -- Map of Oregon, California & Texas; as well as one inset near the upper right corner of the N. Part of Maine.
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The Picayune's Map of New Orleans

The Picayune's Map of New Orleans

Date: 1906
Creator: The Picayune
Description: Map of New Orleans in 1906 showing street layout of the city including parks and roads.
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Plan of the City of New Orleans and the Adjacent Plantations

Plan of the City of New Orleans and the Adjacent Plantations

Date: December 24, 1798
Creator: Trudeau, Carlos
Description: Map of the city of New Orleans in 1798, including adjacent plantations (with property notes and the history of land ownership) and points of interest. Scale ca. 1:18,676 (ca. 280 toesas per inch).
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Pocket almanack, for the year of our Lord 1847

Pocket almanack, for the year of our Lord 1847

Date: 1846
Creator: Spofford, Thomas, b. 1795.
Description: Almanac for 1847, bound in publisher's yellow printed wrappers, with hole at upper left through which a string is looped for suspension. The almanac contains information on eclipses, tides, phases of the moon, rising and setting of the moon/sun, historical facts, and quotations. Anonymous gift to the Miniature Books Collection in 2003.
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The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme

The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme

Date: 1840/1849
Creator: unknown
Description: Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.
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Prudent policy for seller survival: a tiny conceit

Prudent policy for seller survival: a tiny conceit

Date: 1979
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Description: Humorous rules for commerce and seller survival.
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Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Unbound sheets]

Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Unbound sheets]

Date: 1826
Creator: Horace
Description: A complete set of unbound sheets of the last printing of the Pickering Horace. The Horace was originally printed by Pickering in 1820 as the first of his Diamond Classics, and are a landmark in the world of miniature books and printing. This set of sheets are a remarkable survival, giving insight into the printing and binding process. The sheets are quarter-sheet impressions, each sheet holding 8 front-and-back leaves (16 pages) of the text. The sheets have been folded into gathers, and left thus. The separately printed frontispiece engraving is included as an individual sheet. The whole is housed in a book-form leather case.
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Raceauto's : Zo herkent men de moderne race-wagens

Raceauto's : Zo herkent men de moderne race-wagens

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief overview of the various categories of race cars.
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A recipe for moon tea

A recipe for moon tea

Date: 1986
Creator: Bridge, Gertrude S.
Description: Poem on the making of moon tea.
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Recognition dinner in honor of Gertrude S. Bridge, educator: Wednesday, May twenty-second MDCCCCLXVIII.

Recognition dinner in honor of Gertrude S. Bridge, educator: Wednesday, May twenty-second MDCCCCLXVIII.

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Keepsake honoring Gertrude S. Bridge. Includes brief biography, lists of achivements, honors, travel, a poem in her honor, and program for the evening banquet in her honor.
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Relax in de praktijk : Ontspan je . . . brief aan mijn vriend Piet

Relax in de praktijk : Ontspan je . . . brief aan mijn vriend Piet

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief overview of ways to relax and escape the stresses of daily life.
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REM Acrostics

REM Acrostics

Date: 1972
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Description: Acrostics based on the names of 14 friends of the author, and his own. The title page and colophon are also written as acrostics also. The people are: Robert E. Massmann; Samuel E. Murray; J.N.B. Artfield; Ruth E. adomeit; F. J. Board; Glen Dawson; A. J. St. Onge; Julia P. Wightman; Eugene D. Buchanan; Francis J. Gagiardi; Royce L. Gale Jr.; Philip Bliss; Julian I. Edison; and Raymond A. Smith.
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Rhymes, for infant minds.

Rhymes, for infant minds.

Date: c.1850
Creator: unknown
Description: Mid-1800's children's book containing various poems with moral themes. Most deal with death of children, and how if they live right, they will go to heaven.
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The runaway

The runaway

Date: c. 1857.
Creator: Committee of Publication of the American Sunday School Union.
Description: Little Julia, resident of New York City, is taken to see her uncle's farm. Exposed to fields, animals, and the open spaces, she regrets having to return to the city. Back home, she wants to run away and return to her uncle's farm. Against her mother's orders, she does run away one day, but is found and brought home, and learns never to disobey her mother again.
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